Question about Acer Computers & Internet
When the battery is in place, the notebook shuts down, despite the ac connection. It don't charges the battery, but recognize it.
Possible broken laptop batteries. Acer Trafelmate 290 (year 2003 production), has a battery that can last 3 years (source: CNET Reviews). So it's possible your battery damaged, due to age factor.
Alternative 1 (battery removed)
Turn on the laptop without the battery
Alternative 2 (insert the battery)
Because the battery is damaged and causes an error if installed, you must remove the gold coating on the battery. The battery, there is a thin plate-shaped connector, gold-colored. Remove the layer of gold, to disable the battery. So the battery is installed without the connector.
Alternative 3 (buy a new battery)
Price of new battery, $28.89. You can check at Amazon.com
Posted on Nov 11, 2011
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